Celebration Of Hope Event Is Sponsored By Hope Unlimited Ministries

Thursday, October 3, 2013

"Celebration of Hope", a special event for single moms and children and all who would like to attend, will be held on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 3-7:30 p.m. at Coolidge Park.  

Woodland Park Baptist Choir will provide wonderful Christian music along with many other wonderful Christian artists.  There will be music, fellowship, testimonies of encouragement by other single parents, health fair booths (Booths that will provide information and available services for all), face painting, puppets, inflatables and much fun for kids.

  Foods will be served from 3:30-4:30 p.m.  All activities are free.


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Middle Valley Church of God announces that Pastor Mitch McClure will speak on the topic, 'A Baby Brings Peace '  in the  10:30 a.m.  service this  Sunday .  This is part of a sermon series titled 'Advent, A Time Of Hope.'  This new sermon series will focus on the advent of the Christ child at Christmas with the hope ... (click for more)

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New School Funding Ideas

After reading the article “County Schools Prepare To Set Priorities For Next Round Of School Building Funding,” I could not help but think about how helpful it would be to have the millions of taxpayer dollars given the owners of Walnut Common apartments to build some new schools.   In case you did not know, since 2008 our elected officials have given away millions in taxpayer ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Facebook Starlet

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